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Under the lily & the rose : a short history of Canada for children
BRONFMAN (copy 1): Gift of Seymour Schulich Volume 2 can be found here Under the Lilly and the Rose.

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Canadian Manufacturer's Trade Journals. Thanks to both the Thomas Fisher Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library, for allowing us to digitize very unique Canadian Trade Journals and catalogues. Publications such as Hardware Merchandising ( C.W Jefferys Illustrator), Bicycle accessories : 1900 By Rice Lewis & Son, the Canadian Jeweler, Maclean's Publications and much more can be found here:Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library

University of Toronto Heritage. Since its establishment in 1965, the University of Toronto Archives has been responsible for the appraisal, acquisition, preservation and use of University records of permanent value and the private records of individuals and organizations associated with the University. It is located on the fourth floor of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library on the St. George campus and is open weekdays to the public from 9:00- 4:30. University of Toronto Archives


The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859).Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

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Archives of Ontario/ Archives de l'Ontario
The Archives of Ontario is the guardian of Ontario’s documentary memory and since 1903, has been providing innovative leadership in collecting, managing and preserving the records of the Government...
54 items
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto
The Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto (ARCAT) has been given the responsibility through the Code of Canon Law and by the Archbishop of Toronto to maintain an archival holding of...
30 items
Archives of the Sisters of Service
The Sisters of Service were founded in 1922 to assist the influx of immigrants into Canada since the beginning of the 20th century. The idea of the Roman Catholic community of Sisters came from...
60 items
Archives of the University of Ottawa
Books contributed by the Archives of the University of Ottawa. Search Archives of the University of Ottawa:
Balmoral Hall School Collection
Balmoral Hall, a private school for girls located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, inspires students to excel, to reach, and to lead. "At Balmoral Hall School, our goal is not simply to teach an enriched...
91 items
Bora Laskin Law Library
Bora Laskin Law Library- University of Toronto Faculty of Law The Library's collection, which numbers over 253,000 volumes, supports the curriculum and research interests of the Faculty....
128 items
Brock University
Books contributed by Brock University Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula in St. Catharines, Ont., Brock University is the only Canadian university with the...
866 items
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)/ Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d’université (ACPPU)
Founded in 1951, CAUT is the national voice for academic staff. Today, representing 68,000 teachers, librarians, researchers, general staff and other academic professionals, CAUT is an outspoken...
434 items
2,623 items
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Soon to be one of the most spectacular and unique destinations in Canada, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) was established to provide a place for Canadians, and the world, to explore...
207 items
Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides Collection
Material for this collection contributed by the Queens University Archives and the Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library, University of Toronto.
2,098 items
Canadian Trade Journals Collection
A collection of Canadian Trade Journals and Catalogues provided by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Library. Trade Journals and Catalogues Bicycle accessories :...
927 items
Canadiana.ca
Canadiana.org is a coalition of members dedicated to providing broad access to Canada's documentary heritage.This is an access-restricted collection.
45 items
Canadiana.org
Books from the Canadiana.org project. Many of these books have been digitized from microfilm by the University of Alberta Libraries.
76,528 items
Caribbean Law Review
access-restricted collection
33 items
600 items
Caven Library, Knox College
Books from the Caven Library, Knox College at the University of Toronto. Collections Special collections of the Caven Library include the McKay Educational Resources collection, the Walter Allum...
371 items
Central Technical School Collection
Central Technical School Yearbooks, Toronto, Ontario.
94 items
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Library
Books from the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Library at the University of Toronto. The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) is a research and teaching centre with...
334 items
City of Vancouver Archives - Texts
The City of Vancouver Archives, a division of the City Clerk's Department, acquires, organizes and preserves Vancouver's historical records and makes them available to the widest possible audience....
543 items
Dorothy H. Hoover Library--Ontario College of Art & Design
The library was formed in 1922, one year after the Ontario College of Art moved into its own building in Grange Park. At that time, the college had a staff of seven instructors, six visiting...
353 items
E.J. Pratt Library
Located on the Victoria University campus, the E.J. Pratt Library collection numbers approximately 250,000 items and contains books, periodicals, documents, pamphlets and specialized material,...
1,233 items
Earth Sciences University of Toronto
Books from Earth Sciences Library University of Toronto.
361 items
Elmwood School
Elmwood School is the pre-eminent school for girls in Ottawa. It is an independent, International Baccalaureate World School with programs from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school has been...
86 items
Emmanuel College Library, Victoria University
Books from the Emmanuel College Library, Victoria University in the University of Toronto. About the Library Located on the campus of Victoria University in the Emmanuel College building, Emmanuel...
1,333 items
Engineering - University of Toronto
Engineering - University of Toronto
363 items
F. Edward Cranz
access-restricted collection
George Whalley Collection
George Whalley (1915-83) was an eminent and accomplished Canadian man of letters. He was a scholar, poet, naval officer and secret intelligence agent during World War II, CBC broadcaster, musician,...
5 items
Heritage Lodge No. 730 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C. Collection
The desire for the creation of an Historical Lodge was felt by a number of Masons concerned about apparent erosion of our heritage and apathy towards its preservation. Quantities of memorabilia...
38 items
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, is a not-for-profit research project with partners in Toronto (the headquarters), New York City, and Tempe. Iter was created for the advancement of...
160 items
John and Mary A. Yaremko Foundation
In the Spring of 2008, The Honourable John Yaremko presented the University of Toronto Library with an endowment to be used for special projects to preserve and improve access to Ukrainian...
457 items
John W. Graham Library, Trinity College
Books from John W. Graham Library, Trinity College at the University of Toronto. The John W. Graham Library at Trinity College is part of the University of Toronto library system and open to all...
2,958 items
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
Established in 1895, the The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is one of the oldest public libraries in Canada. Its amalgamation with the Frontenac County Library in 1998 resulted in the...
36 items
Laidlaw Library
Laidlaw Library at University College Toronto
16 items
Lakehead University Collection
Lakehead University is an innovative comprehensive university that values the potential in all its students and provides an education focused on independent thinking, unconventional scholarship, and...
48 items
Library and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
Books from Library and Archives Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
830 items
McGill University Library
The McGill University Library holds more than seven million items in its various collections, which are located in numerous branches across McGill’s downtown and Macdonald campuses. Receiving over...
2,075 items
McMaster University
In our teaching, research, and scholarship, we are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence. We value integrity, quality, and teamwork in everything we do. We inspire critical thinking,...
140 items
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University College opened its doors on the old Parade grounds in St. John's to a total student body of 55 on September 15, 1925. The college was established as a memorial to the...
29 items
Music - University of Toronto
Material in this collection contributed by the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music. Our music library is one of the best in North America, boasting a collection of over 250,000 volumes and...
2,085 items
National Institute for Newman Studies
In an effort to enhance and extend the reach of John Henry Newman's life, thought, and spirituality, a study and research institute has been developed to bring his teachings to the community of...
3,395 items
OISE/UT Library
Books from the OISE/UT Library at the University of Toronto.
1,913 items
Ontario College Library Service (OCLS)
Material in this collection has been contributed by the Ontario College Library Service (OCLS).
1 items
Osgoode Hall Law Library
Osgoode Hall Law School Library, York University Our mission is to contribute to new knowledge about the law and the legal system by being a centre for thoughtful and creative legal...
174 items
Pickering College
Pickering College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Founded in 1842 as a Quaker school, and established in our current Newmarket...
82 items
PIMS - University of Toronto
Books from Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies “The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.”...
9,212 items
Queen's University Library
Queen's University Library As the top-ranked university library in its category for number of holdings per student, the Library’s collections compare favourably with the very top...
9,177 items
Regis College Library
Books from the Regis College Library at the University of Toronto. Regis College is the Jesuit Faculty of Theology at the University of Toronto, one of North America's Roman Catholic ecclesiastical...
873 items
Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library
The Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library has been named in honour of Richard Charles Lee, one of the foremost Hong Kong businessmen and philanthropists of his day. The facility features a...
152 items
Royal Ontario Museum Library
Books contributed by the Royal Ontario Museum Library in partnership with University of Toronto Libraries. The Royal Ontario Museum is among the world’s leading museums of natural history, and...
423 items
Royal St. George's College
Royal St. George's College is an independent university preparatory school which provides a stimulating and supportive environment, grounded in Christian values and dedicated to instilling in boys...
46 items
Ryerson University
Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education and a university clearly on the move. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship....
95 items
Selwyn House School
Selwyn House School is an independent college preparatory school for boys in Kindergarten through Grade 11 (senior year in Quebec high schools). The school was founded in 1908 by Englishman Captain...
496 items
Shawnigan Lake School Collection
Shawnigan Lake School is located on 300 stunning acres situated just north of the lake that shares its name. Shawnigan offers a complete education to 450 students in grades 8 through 12 providing a...
84 items
St Michaels University School
The motto of one of the two founding schools, University School, is mens sana in corpore sano: "a healthy mind in a healthy body." Search St Michaels University School:
140 items
St. Andrew's College Archives
Established in 1899, "St. Andrew's College" is an independent all-boys residential and day school with a reputation that is highly respected in Canada and around the world. The school welcomes...
348 items
Technocracy - No Index Material
Technocracy material to be assessed and made public at a later date.
The Canadian Bookman
The Canadian Bookman This was a specialized periodical dedicated to promoting the literary and artistic culture of Canada. Its focus was books and authors, literary criticism, publishing,...
5 items
The Canadian Rose Society Collection
The Rose Society of Ontario was founded in 1913 in Toronto by a group of dedicated ladies. Men were admitted in 1918, and by 1954 membership had spread across the country. To reflect that fact our...
87 items
The Fraser-Hickson Institute Library Collection
The Fraser Institute, established by the will of Hugh Fraser, was incorporated by an Act of Parliament on December 24, 1870. It opened in 1885 with its primary purpose as a library, “open to all...
370 items
The George Bevan, Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) Collection
Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) Professor George Bevan from the University of Queen's teaches courses in Ancient Greek and Late Antiquity. George Bevan’s main research interests now...
1 items
The Law Society of Upper Canada
Based in Osgoode Hall, Toronto, the Archives of the Law Society of Upper Canada serves as the repository for all records of permanent value to the organization. The Archives also accepts donations...
25 items
The OCLC Library
An excerpt from the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated) Public Purpose: OCLC is a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public...
20 items
The Ontario Council of University Libraries and Member Libraries
OCUL is a consortium of twenty-one university libraries in the province of Ontario. The member libraries cooperate to enhance information services through resource sharing, collective...
15,882 items
The Toronto French School Collection
Toronto French School Yearbooks (1970 – 2010/11) The Toronto French School Toronto French School – Canada’s International School, was established in 1962. Its main campus is situated at...
The University of British Columbia Library
The University of British Columbia Library stands out as a leading institution in North America and a high-ranking member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The Library's...
2,829 items
The University of Western Ontario
The University of Western Ontario.Located in London, Ontario and founded in 1878, The University of Western Ontario is one of Canada's oldest universities. Western is committed to its...
1,910 items
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Books from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books...
14,080 items
Toronto Book Drive
Books contributed by Internet Archive Staff from Toronto.
32 items
Toronto Public Library
Books from the Toronto Public Library. The Toronto Reference Library (previously the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library) is a six storey facility in Toronto, Ontario, opened in 1977. The...
824 items
Toronto Special Projects
Special projects and materials from IAC in Toronto, Ontario.
3 items
Trinity College School
Trinity College School is a co-educational, independent boarding/day school located on 100 acres of rolling countryside in picturesque Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, one hour’s drive east of...
78 items
Ukrainian Canadian Students' Union
STUDENT is the official publication of the Ukrainian Canadian Students' Union (SUSK). The newspaper has served as a means of communication for Ukrainian Canadian student groups and alumni at...
133 items
United Farmers' Historical Society
In June 2001 the United Farmers of Alberta's Board of Directors approved the formation of a History Committee to collect, exhibit, research and document UFA's history. The History Committee was...
398 items
University of Alberta Libraries
The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford,the first premier of Alberta and Henry...
77,813 items
University of Guelph
Books contributed from the collections of the University of Guelph. About the University The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities because of our...
2,765 items
University of Ottawa
Books from the University of Ottawa. Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre...
55,007 items
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto Library, one of the top 3 Research and Academic Libraries in North America, hosts a scanning center that is leveraged by many Canadian libraries. Established in 1827,...
368,979 items
University of Toronto - Engineering and Computer Science Library
Books from the University of Toronto, Engineering & Computer Science Library in the Sanford Fleming Building. The Sandford Fleming Building, located on 10 King's College Road, was built in 1907...
398 items
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
Books contributed by the Gerstein Science Information Centre at the University of Toronto. The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the...
26,500 items
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
Books from the St. Michael's College Library (John M Kelly Library) at the University of Toronto. The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more...
15,124 items
University of Toronto - Mathematical Sciences Library
Books contributed by the Mathematical Sciences Library at the University of Toronto. Search University of Toronto - Mathematical Sciences Library:
309 items
University of Toronto - Mississauga
Books from the University of Toronto, UTM Library at Mississauga.
766 items
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
Books from the University of Toronto, Robarts Library of Humanities & Social Sciences. The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and...
206,798 items
University of Toronto - Scarborough
Books from the University of Toronto at Scarborough Library. The University of Toronto Scarborough (also known as U of T Scarborough or UTSC) is a satellite campus of the University of Toronto....
62 items
University of Toronto - Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library: Patron Requests
A collection of material digitized by Patron Request.
39 items
University of Toronto Archives
Since its establishment in 1965, the University of Toronto Archives has been responsible for the appraisal, acquisition, preservation and use of University records of permanent value and the...
1,507 items
University of Toronto Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library
Books contributed by the University of Toronto Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library The history of the East Asian Library goes back a long time. In 1933, the Rev. William C. White, former Anglican...
4,628 items
University of Toronto Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Books contributed by the University of Toronto Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is actively engaged in a wide range of observational...
95 items
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
Material digitized in the interest of preservation due to physical condition.
53 items
University of Toronto- Harry R. Abbott Dentistry Library
Materials contributed by University of Toronto Libraries--Harry A Abbott Dentistry Library
361 items
University of Victoria Libraries Collection
Material for this collection provided by University of Victoria Libraries in Victoria, British Columbia. University of Victoria Libraries includes the the McPherson Library in the William C. Mearns...
22,028 items
Upper Canada College Archives Digital Collection
Upper Canada College, TORONTO, Ont., was founded in 1829 by the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John COLBORNE, with the intention of it being a non-denominational feeder school for the...
404 items
Yearbook Collection of Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS)
Yearbook Collection of Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS). STS traces its roots back more than 100 years to its founding schools which you can learn more about in our history section. Over time, we...
42 items
York University Libraries
YorkUniversity York University is now Canada's third largest university, world-renowned for attracting students who forge their own unique paths. A community of faculty, students and staff...
3,121 items

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